Helpful Links


CME Group Agricultural Commodity Prices

Commodity future prices


Future quotes, markets, and news

Performance Trials and Reports

USDA News and Reports (Daily, Weekly, Monthly and Quarterly)

United State Department of Agriculture, organized by Deerfield Farms Service, Inc.

Ohio Crop Performance Trials (Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, Silage, etc.)

Ohio State University Extension / Agricultural Research and Development Center

Michigan Corn, Soybean and Wheat Performance Trials

Michigan State University / Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences

Agronomy Research Trials

Pioneer Hi-Bred International

Extension Offices

Ohio State Extension

C.O.R.N. Newsletter

Fact Sheets

Penn State Extension

Crop Protection

Corn Insect and Disease Guide

Pioneer Hi-Bred International

Soybean Insect and Disease Guide

Pioneer Hi-Bred International

Soil Management to Optimize Winter Wheat Production / Weed Management / Insect Management / Disease Management

University of Nebraska 

Weeds Control

Virginia Tech / Department of Plant Pathology, Physiology, and Weed Science

Pesticide Education

Penn State Extension / College of Agricultural Services

Pennsylvania Pesticide Re-certification Finder

Penn State Extension / College of Agricultural Services

Other Tips

Crop Management

Pioneer Hi-Bred International’s crop management tips for planning, planting, growing and harvesting


Precision Planting’s planter tune-up tips


Pioneer Hi-Bred International’s regional agronomy tips, including Eastern Corn Belt agronomy updates for Ohio

High-Yield Management

Pioneer Hi-Bred International’s management tips for tillage, nitrogen application, spreading fertilizer, fungicide application and more

State of Ohio Resources

Ohio Soybean Council

Manages the Soybean Promotion and Research program, aka soybean checkoff

Dan Schwartz served on the OSC Board for 12 years (2002-2014)

Ohio Soybean Association

Promotes effective policy and legislation on behalf of Ohio’s soybean producers

Ohio Farm Bureau

A federation of Ohio counties leading local initiatives on behalf of farmers

Schwartz Farms are members of Trumbull County Farm Bureau

Ohio Corn and Wheat Grower Association

Represents the public policy interests of Ohio grain farmers

Schwartz Farms are members  of the Ohio Corn and Wheat Grower Association

Newspapers and Journals

Ohio Country Journal

The Progressive Farmer

Farm and Dairy

Farm Journal

Pro Farmer